The Ultimate Rhetoric Quiz

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The Ultimate Rhetoric Quiz

Rhetoric is the study of writing or speaking as a means of communication or persuasion. Do you want to test your rhetoric knowledge? Do you yearn to advance your knowledge on it? Take this quiz and prove yourself!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Speakers and writers appeal to ________________ to demonstrate that they are trustworthy.
    • A. 

      Pathos

    • B. 

      Ethos

    • C. 

      Logos

    • D. 

      The Rhetorical Triangle

  • 2. 
    Writers and speakers appeal to Logos or ________________ by offering clear, rational ideas.
    • A. 

      Character

    • B. 

      Counter-argument

    • C. 

      Ethos

    • D. 

      Reason

  • 3. 
    Although an argument that appeals only to _______________ is by definition weak, an effective speaker or writer understands the power of appealing to it.
    • A. 

      Ethos

    • B. 

      Logos

    • C. 

      Pathos

    • D. 

      Rhetorical Triangel

  • 4. 
    Classical rhetoricians outlined a five-part structure for an oratory, or speech. The five parts include: an introduction, narration, confirmation, _____________________, and conclusion.
    • A. 

      Refutation

    • B. 

      Exemplification

    • C. 

      Logos

    • D. 

      Comparison and contrast

  • 5. 
    The Rhetorical Triangle includes the following:____________________________________,____________________________________,____________________________________
  • 6. 
    Exemplification means:
    • A. 

      Juxtaposing two things to highlight similarities and differences

    • B. 

      Analyzing the causes that lead to a certain effect

    • C. 

      Providing a series of facts, specific cases or instances

    • D. 

      Telling a story or recounting a series of events

  • 7. 
    The definition of Process Analysis is: _____________________________________________
  • 8. 
    Narration means:  ________________________________________________